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Lonelyheart 4122   A Flaxborough Novel
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Lonelyheart 4122 A Flaxborough Novel

By Watson, Colin

London: Chivers Press. Fair. 1993. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, missing front endpaper, creased cover protected by clear library sleeve. ; Good reading copy. Cover photo uncredited. ; Scarlet Dagger Large Print Books; 192 pages; Respectable ladies do not often disappear from the quiet market town of Flaxborough, but when two of them vanish, Inspector Purbright suspects nasty business. His investigations lead him to the local matrimonial bureau, and what begins as a seemingly intractable problem soon develops into a frightening spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. .

$10.68

Milligan  Life and Times of Spike Milligan
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Milligan Life and Times of Spike Milligan

By Behan, Dominic

Bath: Chivers Press. Fair. 1989. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, covers stiffened by clear plastic, sunned spine, missing front endpaper. ; Pictorial boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Terry O'Neill. ; Lythway Large Print Books; 352 pages; Biography of Milligan based on conversations with the author when Milligan was seventy. .

$21.36

Summertime
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Summertime

By Bingham, Charlotte

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, some grime to boards, ink name with another struck through to front endpaper, slight foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Windsor Selection; 440 pages; When Trilby meets Lewis, the all-powerful proprietor of a newspaper group, she suspects that her life might be about to change, but not, as it transpires, forever. For not only does Lewis wish to acquire her cartoon strip, but Trilby herself... .

$25.53

A Place in the Hills
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A Place in the Hills

By Paver, Michelle

Bath: Chivers Press. Good with no dust jacket. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, some grime and dings to boards, some grime and foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block, some water staining to base of first few leaves. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Windsor Selection; 536 pages; Antonia had become obsessed with Cassius, a long-dead Roman poet. Soldier and lover, he had lived in the hills of Provence in Roman times where Antonia was now engaged in an archaeological dig. Her father was hoping to uncover a Roman villa, but Antonia had more romantic hopes - she longed to solve the riddle of Cassius, a secret contained in one of his poems. .

$25.53

The Key to Rebecca
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The Key to Rebecca

By Follett, Ken

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ. Ink name to front endpaper, slight foxing to inside covers and endpapers. ; Grey cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, appears unread and near as new. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. DJ artwork uncredited. ; Windsor Selection; 456 pages; He is known to the Germans as Sphinx, to others as Alex Wolff, a European businessman. He arrives in Cairo, armed with a radio set, a lethal blade and a copy of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca - a man with a burning, relentless conviction that he will win at all costs. Only Major William Vandam, an Intelligence officer, and the beautiful coutesan, Elene, can put a stop to Wolff's brilliant clandestine reports of British troop movements and strategic plans before it's too late and Rommel's Afrika Corps sweep to victory in North Africa. .

$21.36

Shamrock Green
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Shamrock Green

By Stirling, Jessica

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Tan cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread and near as new. DJ artwork uncredited. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Windsor Selection; 552 pages; Sequel to The Piper's Tune. The marriage of Sylvie and Gowry McCulloch has gone through difficult times. Settled now in Dublin, they have a daughter, Maeve, whom they both love dearly. Sylvie presides over the respectable Shamrock Hotel while Gowry is a driver for Flanagan's bus company. When Francis Hagarty explodes into their lives, however, everything changes for the worse. Fran is a journalist and gunrunner and hides a shipment of smuggled arms in the Shamrock. Gowry discovers them and, sensing danger, is furious. But Sylvie has already fallen in love with Fran and is soon swept into an illicit affair. .

$28.49

Killing the Shadows
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Killing the Shadows

By McDermid, Val

Oxford: Compass Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ if issued, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 624 pages; A serial killer is on the loose. His prey? Crime writers who have turned psychological profilers into heroes. His bloodlust shatters all the conventional wisdom on how serial killers operate. Professor Fiona Cameron is a psychologist who uses computer technology to track serial offenders. She vowed never to work for the Met again after they went against her advice and screwed up an investigation as a result. But when her lover, thriller writer Kit Martin, tells her a fellow crime novelist has been murdered, Fiona can’t help taking an interest. .

$24.94

Destination Unknown
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Destination Unknown

By Christie, Agatha

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, missing front endpaper, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Maroon cloth boards with gilt ettering to spine. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. Good reading copy, no names inside. Large heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Ulverscroft Large Print Series; 208 pages; An Englishwoman, Hilary Craven, planning suicide in a Moroccan hotel is asked by British secret agent to undertake a dangerous mission as an alternative to taking an overdose of sleeping pills. The task, which she accepts, is to impersonate the wife of a nuclear scientist who has disappeared and may have defected to the Soviet Union. The wife is under surveilance and has also been tracked to Morocco. Before long Hilary finds herself in a odd group of travellers being transported to a destination unknown. .

$17.80

Score!
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Score!

By Cooper, Jilly

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight staning to edges of reading block. ; Black unmarked cloth boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 880 pages; Sir Roberto Rannaldini, the most successful and detested conductor in the world, had two ambitions in life. One was to make the definitive film version of 'Don Carlos', the other was to seduce his seventeen-year-old stepdaughter, Tabitha Campbell-Black. .

$35.61

After the Fire
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After the Fire

By Plain, Belva

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers, slight stain to fore edge of reading block. ; Black unmarked cloth boards. Nice tight copy. DJ artwork by Rod Holt. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 544 pages; Hyacinthe has always been the quiet one: gentle, artistic, never glamorous. Swept off her feet by Gerald, an ambitious young doctor, she is happy to put her own ambitions as a designer to one side, to become the mother of two lovely children. Until the day she must face the fact that Gerald is seeing other women... .

$28.49

Illusion
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Illusion

By Robertson, Denise

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good-. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some shelf wear, some grime to inside front cover and endpaper and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Roberta Shaw-Roberge. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Paragon Softcover Large Print Books; 336 pages; Returning home for her sister's wedding after a romantic few days in Paris wth her partner Leigh, Rachel is looking forward to some time with her family. But as she walks through the door she can sense tension in the air. This is not her father's first affair, but alongside the revelation of her father's latest adultery comes the shocking discovery of her own pregnancy, something that is not on Leigh's agenda. Finding no support from her family, and needing to understand her past , present and future, Rachel decides to pursue further details of the family secret only to discover more surprises... .

$17.80

Wishes And Tears
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Wishes And Tears

By Williams, Dee

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by Gordon Crabb. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 386 pages; When a naive encounter at a Coronation party leaves sixteen-year-old Janet Slater pregnant there's no question in her scandalised parents' mind of her keeping the baby. Bundled off to a home for unmarried mothers in South London, Janet is about to face the hardest moment of her sheltered life alone. Forced to give her tiny daughter up for adoption, Janet promises her that one day, come what may, she'll find her... .

$21.36

Cornish Harvest
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Cornish Harvest

By Aitken, Rosemary

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by Melvyn Smith. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 496 pages; Lizzie Treloweth is one of ten children. With the outbreak of World War I, their father enlists and the family struggle to run his butcher's shop in Penzance. Lizzie trains as a nurse under Tamsin Beswetherick, daughter of the local gentry, tending the wounded at Little Manor. But Tamsin's actions threaten to disgrace them both, and a dispairing Lizzie is forced to leave Penzance and seek a new life in the Land Armyafter she loses the man she loves. .

$24.94

Back When We Were Grownups
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Back When We Were Grownups

By Tyler, Anne

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, ink name to top of front endpaper. ; Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. DJ photo by Marcus Lyon. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 352 pages; The Davitch house was a crumbling 19th-century row house in Baltimore where giving parties was the family business. It was where Joe Davitch first saw Rebecca, a girl that seemed to be having more fun than anyone else, and decided to marry her. But now, years after she has lost her husband in a car accident, Rebecca asks herself whether she is an imposter in her own life. Is she really the natural born celebrationist, outgoing and jouous? Can she always be there for the other members of the Davitch clan? .

$21.36

Entertaining Ambrose
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Entertaining Ambrose

By Purcell, Deidre

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ, ink name to top of front endpaper. ; Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 406 pages; May Lanigan bears life's burdens lightly, tending to others' needs before her own. But when her criminal husband absconds, leaving orders he should not be contacted, for once she decides to fight. Step by step, through the small comedies and grisly tragedies that follow, she is accompanied by Ambrose, a quixotic but protective angel who has an agenda of his own, yet whose subtle interventions prove pivotal. .

$21.36

The Wild Card
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The Wild Card

By Crane, Teresa

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight staining to edges of reading block. ; Pale green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by John Harris. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 400 pages; Beginning in the summer of 1929, this is the story of the relationships that develop between two families. Liam McCarthy, the "wild card" of the novel, becomes entangled with Christine Clough and with the British activities of the IRA, but a quarrel with Christine's younger brother will cause devastation to both families. .

$21.36

In The Heart Of The Sea
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In The Heart Of The Sea

By Philbeck, Nathaniel

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ with some cat clawing to base of spine, slight grime to edges of reading block. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. DJ artwork by Melvyn Smith. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Windsor Selection; 376 pages; The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, which was the inspiration for Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby Dick. The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged spermwhale in the Pacific in November 1820 set in motion one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time. The twenty sailors who survived the wreck took to three small boats, three months later another whaleship spotted a tiny boat with only two survivors after resorting to cannibalising their mates. .

$24.94

Thicways and Athirt  A Countryman's Diary
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Thicways and Athirt A Countryman's Diary

By Goodland, Norman

Oxford: ISIS Large Print Books. Fair. 1985. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Some sunning to spine, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, missing front endpaper. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork presumed by David Thelwell. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; B&W Illustrations; 248 pages; Collection of essays on country life many featuring Old Stan and his use of Hampshire dialect. Preface by John Arlott. .

$17.80

Curtain Fall
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Curtain Fall

By Ure, Jean

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Good+. 1981. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Slanted spine, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Gloss boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Ulverscroft large print series; 320 pages; Six years previously Nicola and David had been the brightest stars on the London ballet scene, the perfect partnership, both on stage and off. At the end of that one triumphant season, Nicola had gone off to Australia on tour, where she had begun to hear vague rumours, David was not dancing anymore, David was ill. Then the letter telling her to forget him, to put him out of her life. Now she was back in London to face the mystery of what had happened to David. .

$17.80

New Beginnings
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New Beginnings

By Mosco, Maisie

Leicester: F A Thorpe (Publishing) Ltd.. Fair. 1992. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Small tear to top of spine, corners lightly bumped and rubbed, missing endpapers, gutter cracked at rear. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Charnwood Library Series; 400 pages; Sequel to "Out of the Ashes". The younger generation is now centre stage. A. P finds himself questioning the wealth and privilege taht are suddenly his when he inherits his grandfather's title as Lord Kyverdale. Janis, Jeremy and Besie, recipients of an inheritance when their parents are killed in a car bomb, find themselves with a mystery - who wanted Jake dead, and why? Jeremy's hunt for the answer has devastating consequences for himself and his sisters. .

$17.80

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